- crucian carp,
- cruciate anastomosis,
- cruciate ligament,
- cruciate ligament of knee,
- cruciate muscle,
Origin of cruciate
Examples from the Web for cruciate
Each pileated piece of the skeleton has four equal, cruciate, triangular meshes.
Cruciato-complicatus: folded crosswise: incumbent wings when the inner margins overlap; not well distinguished from cruciate.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
It may even slip past the condyle and into the intercondyloid notch, and come to lie against the cruciate ligaments.
- short for cruciate ligament
- (as modifier)cruciate problems
Word Origin for cruciate
"cross-shaped," from Modern Latin cruciatus, from Latin crux (genitive crucis) "cross" (see cross (n.)). Obsolete meaning "tormented" is 1530s, from Latin cruciat-, past participle stem of cruciare "cause pain or anguish to," literally "crucify," from crux.